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[Massachusetts] Smoking suitcase at Logan caused by e-cigarette battery

The passenger who owned the suitcase was traveling to Kansas City International Airport, the TSA said. The flight was delayed until the situation was cleared.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Dec 6, 2018 19:34
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[Massachusetts] Smoking suitcase of passenger headed to KCI causes disruption

Investigators say a lithium battery in an e-cigarette ignited, causing the smoke.
KSHB-TV NBC 41 (Kansas City, MO)
added Dec 5, 2018 18:13
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[Massachusetts] Downtown smoking ban topic of Northampton public forum

A proposal by the Board of Health to ban smoking in downtown Northampton and Florence drew strong support from residents who attended a public forum Thursday night. "I'm completely for it," said James Winston, an attorney with offices on Main Street. "If
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Oct 19, 2018 11:58
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[Massachusetts] City hosts hearing on raising tobacco age

The city is preparing to up the age for purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21 and the public will have a chance to comment when the Board of Health holds a hearing Monday. The board also is looking to set a limit on the number of locations where tob
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Oct 15, 2018 22:48
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[Massachusetts] Coming, but not so soon: cannabis cafes

Cannabis cafes where consumers could enjoy marijuana together may be coming to a small number of Massachusetts cities and towns chosen to participate in a Cannabis Control Commission pilot program, marijuana regulators said Tuesday — though they cautione
Boston (MA) Globe
added Oct 12, 2018 00:38
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[Massachusetts] City seeks to bump tobacco age to 21

HAVERHILL — The city's Board of Health will hold a public hearing next month on a proposal to up the age for purchasing tobacco products in Haverhill from 18 to 21 and implement various restrictions. The board is also looking to set a limit on the numbe
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Sep 20, 2018 11:57
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Massachusetts Judge: FDA Withheld, Delayed Agency Action On Warning Labels ($$)

a Massachusetts federal judge compelled the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to promulgate a final rule implementing Section 201(a) of the Tobacco Control Act (TCA) (American Academy of Pediatrics, et al. v. United States Food and Drug Administration, N
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 11, 2018 21:17
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[Massachusetts] Mass. Justices Uphold Ban On Corporate Campaign Spending ($$)

a state ban on corporate contributions to political campaigns, parties and candidate-focused political action committees, in an opinion definitively stating that giving businesses direct influence in elections poses a legitimate threat of corruption.
Law360
added Sep 9, 2018 20:05
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[Massachusetts] Springfield City Council considers adding fines to new ban on electronic smoking devices

The City Council will consider passing an ordinance on Monday that would allow the city to issue fines against those caught using electronic smoking devices inside public places.
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Aug 19, 2018 21:10
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[Massachusetts] Black Women’s Lupus Risk Increases with Smoking, Decreases with Moderate Drinking

The investigators assessed data from the Black Women’s Health Study... toxic substances from cigarette smoke have been associated with oxidative stress and autoantibody production, and they can directly damage proteins and DNA, the authors wrote....both
BU Bridge (Boston University)
added Aug 11, 2018 14:58
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